The Australian fashion industry is ever-evolving. Influenced by our vibrant multicultural history, our unique climate and our sense of independence, Australia has produced some of the most coveted labels in the world.
The Siyona woman is a connoisseur of the exceptional. She is independent, confident and ambitious. She lives life to the full and exudes style, grace and attitude through her wardrobe as an expression of her personality.
Fittingly surrounded by crisp white walls and a delicate flower backdrop, porcelain-skinned models marched down the runway at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week donned in delicate lace, sheer layers and glittering textures.
After the success of last year’s event, the multicultural FreekÁ Runway returns in 2016 as part of the Melbourne Spring Fashion Week Curated program with an even bigger and better line up of talented fashion designers.
Kangan Institute’s collaboration with Australian Red Cross will see Melbourne all-girl band Stonefield perform in a range of upcycled, recycled and redesigned garments, made entirely from donated secondhand clothing that would otherwise be destined for landfill.
Teneille Clerke is better known as ‘Tenfingerz’ and describes herself as a ‘Gen Y renaissance human’. She’s an established stylist, producer, photographer, performance artist, filmmaker and creative think-tank and she’s only just getting started.
In-the-loop Melbournians and the trendiest of fashion fans from interstate coveted the limited amount of tickets available to the recent The Dress Collective Runway, and those who were lucky enough to secure a seat to the sold out show were treated to a grand showcase of collections from 21 emerging and established Australian designers on February 13th, 2016.
It’s no secret that Melbourne is the epicenter of fashion in Australia, but it certainly came as a surprise to The Dress Collective team that their first ever runway (which is an official event of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival Offsite Runway Series) sold in out 20 days.
Erol Ozan once said, “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost” and that was certainly true last night. As I meandered through the city after my usual daily grind, I was distracted by the faint tinkling of laughter and excited chatter, drifting from the Cathedral Arcade.